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Gatell, Frank Otto

Overview
Works: 40 works in 204 publications in 2 languages and 8,911 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: E441, 326.0973
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Most widely held works by Frank Otto Gatell
American Negro slavery; a modern reader by Allen Weinstein( Book )

36 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distinguished historians examine the genesis, development, and impact of slavery in America and explore related areas of study
The segregation era, 1863-1954 : a modern reader by Allen Weinstein( Book )

9 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American themes; essays in historiography by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of American politics; a modern reader by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

42 editions published in 1972 in 3 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacksonian America, 1815-1840; new society, changing politics by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gorham Palfrey and the New England conscience by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

9 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New England of his day regarded John Gorham Palfrey's life as blameless and exemplary, a nineteenth-century "monument to the Puritan ideal of rectitude." Yet he himself once called it "his personal tragicomedy." At least, it was diverse, for Palfrey had been historian, Harvard educator, Unitarian minister, Massachusetts politician, editor of the North American Review, and crusader against slavery, and himself an emancipator. During his lifetime, from 1796 to 1881, Palfrey participated, sometimes reluctantly, in revolutionary changes in the political, economic, and intellectual climate of New England. In his stormy political career, Palfrey not only was Massachusetts Secretary of State, member of Congress, and Postmaster of Boston, but also played a key role in the formation of the Free Soil Party. When the Whigs, in the name of national unity and compromise, seemed to ignore the moral necessities of the slavery question, he joined with such men as Charles Francis Adams, Charles Sumner and Richard Henry Dana, Jr., to reaffirm traditional moral values. From this struggle, Palfrey emerged a political loser. Hampered by inflexibility, he later retreated to his study to write his massive history of New England, nursing his disappointment and cherishing his sense of rectitude. We are left with the image of a man whose achievements were substantial, perhaps because he insisted upon making his life a Bay State morality play. For this biography of Palfrey, Gatell has used papers of Palfrey's contemporaries and of the Palfrey family manuscripts, among them an unpublished autobiography, itself a search for meaning in a long and perplexing life
The American colonial experience; an essay in national origins by Paul Goodman( Book )

12 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Jacksonian America by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jacksonians and the money power, 1829-1840 by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America in the twenties; the beginnings of contemporary America by Paul Goodman( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

USA; an American record by Paul Goodman( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American history text emphasizing the causes of events which culminated in such major developments as the American Revolution and the Civil War
Readings in American political history; a modern reader by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

10 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Democracy and union; the United States, 1815-1877 by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Random House readers in American History. Essays on the national past( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Random House Reader in American History contans selections from the Random House Readings in American History, v.1 - v.6
Freedom and crisis : an American history by Allen Weinstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and crisis; an American history by Allen Weinstein( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spoils of the bank war : political bias in the election of pet banks by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the civil war( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through reconstruction( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The growth of American politics : A modern reader : Ed : Vol. 1-2. by Frank Otto Gatell( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American Negro slavery; a modern reader
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Otto Gatell, Frank

Otto Gatell, Frank, 1937-

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